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May 09, 2012

Topic: Technology

Manufacturing Matters - E-Business Solutions

Speaker(s): Lori McDonald

According to Gartner Research, mobile phones will overtake PCs as the most common Web access device worldwide by 2013. Mobile solutions are one key area innovative manufacturers should be considering … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

May 09, 2012

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing Matters - Food and Feed : Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection (WDATCP)

Speaker(s): Glenn Goldschmidt & Steve Ingham

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection reviews services for food processors.This session, presented by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

May 09, 2012

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing Matters - Food and Feed: Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI)

Speaker(s): Victor Muliyil

One of the key elements within the US FDA activities related to the Food Safety Modernization Act is the close communication with the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). The FDA recognizes the work … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

May 09, 2012

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing Matters - OSHA Update

Speaker(s): Mark A. Lies II

As a manufacturer, you're constantly striving to maintain the safest possible work environment for your employees and keep worker's comp as low as possible. But new mandates will make OSHA dig deeper … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

May 09, 2012

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing Matters - Quality/Regulatory/Legal

Speaker(s): Charles P. Stevens

And What We Can Do To Weather the StormOn March 23, 2010, President Obama signed health insurance reform legislation into law that will affect every employer and individual across the country.This … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

April 11, 2012

Topic: Human Resources

Building Your Coaching Culture - Developing a Talent Base for Tomorrow

Speaker(s): Bob Unke, Senior Instructor/Development Specialist at MRA

We expect a lot from our employees, and engaged employees truly want to help our businesses succeed. So, what's stopping them? Often it's an issue of structure and communication. Employees often see … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

March 14, 2012

Topic: Human Resources

Developing & Revising Your Company's Employee Handbook

Speaker(s): Sue Sheeran

If you don't have an employee handbook, do you need one? If you do have one, have you avoided pitfalls that could give rise to claims against your company? If written correctly and followed … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

March 02, 2012

Topic: Manufacturing

The 3rd Annual New Faces of Manufacturing

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The Waukesha County Business Alliance in partnership with First Business Bank, Kolb+Co. SC, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, R&R Insurance Services, Inc. present The 3rd Annual New Faces of … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

February 01, 2012

Topic: Management & Leadership

Podcast: Leadership Plasticity™

Speaker(s): Christine McMahon

Rapid changing economic conditions require organizations to quickly adapt in an effort to best leverage market opportunities. Since a leader's behaviors and attitudes are contagious, leaders who … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

December 15, 2011

Topic: Management & Leadership

First Business Economic Forum of Northeast Wisconsin

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The results of the 2011 First Business Economic Survey are in. Find out what Northeast Wisconsin leaders are saying about 2011 actual and 2012 predicted:sales revenuetotal operating costscapital … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

December 13, 2011

Topic: Management & Leadership

First Business Economic Forum of Milwaukee & Waukesha Counties

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The results of the 2011 First Business Economic Survey are in. Find out what Milwaukee and Waukesha County business leaders are saying about 2011 actual and 2012 predicted:sales revenuetotal … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

December 07, 2011

Topic: Management & Leadership

First Business Economic Forum of Dane County

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The results of the 2011 First Business Economic Survey are in. Find out what Northeast Wisconsin leaders are saying about 2011 actual and 2012 predicted:sales revenuetotal operating costscapital … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

October 26, 2011

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing First - Defense Contracts & Supply Chain

Speaker(s): Chuck Wallschlaeger, Jack Heinemann, Eric Meulemans, and Paul Gosling

Manufacturing First was a new event designed specifically for Wisconsin manufacturers to: showcase industry advances, highlight successes, announce the latest developments, and provide premier … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

October 26, 2011

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing First - Manufacturing a Better Future

Speaker(s): Scott Paul

Manufacturing First was a new event designed specifically for Wisconsin manufacturers to: showcase industry advances, highlight successes, announce the latest developments, and provide premier … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

October 26, 2011

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing First - Regulatory Issues

Speaker(s): Secretary Ross, Bruce Urben, and Frank Frassetto

Manufacturing First was a new event designed specifically for Wisconsin manufacturers to: showcase industry advances, highlight successes, announce the latest developments, and provide premier … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

October 26, 2011

Topic: Manufacturing

Manufacturing First - Workforce Development Breakout Session

Speaker(s): Deputy Sec. Reggie Newson, Jim Golembeski, and more

Manufacturing First was a new event designed specifically for Wisconsin manufacturers to: showcase industry advances, highlight successes, announce the latest developments, and provide premier … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

September 13, 2011

Topic: Management & Leadership

Engage Your Team and Ignite Performance

Speaker(s): Phil Mydlach

This seminar provides an opportunity for business leaders to review the effectiveness of their management processes in achieving high levels of sustained performance. During this session, we will … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

July 20, 2011

Topic: Not-for-Profits

Collaborative Grant Proposals: What to Embrace, What to Avoid

Speaker(s): Tom Linfield

In recent years, the Madison Community Foundation has funded several major grant projects, each involving multiple partners. While collaborative projects can certainly lead to substantial funding, … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

June 22, 2011

Topic: Human Resources

Government Incentives for Electronic Health Records

Speaker(s): Mike Fischer

As you know, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act) legislation was created to stimulate the adoption of electronic health records (EHR) technology in the … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »

May 18, 2011

Topic: Commercial Real Estate

Making Informed Commercial Real Estate Decisions

Speaker(s): Bob Bach and Mark Winter

Gain an understanding of the National and Madison commercial real estate markets and learn what's necessary to make informed decisions by attending our annual commercial real estate seminar on May … Read More & Listen to Podcast Online »


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